This book is an adaptation for young people of the New York Times Bestselling book, White Rage. This book received several accolades including, an NAACP Image Award finalist book, a Kirkus Reviews Best Book of the Year, and a NYPL Best Book for Teens.
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Video Clip and Discussion Guide: Benjamin Franklin is known for many innovations and contributions to the common good. One of his contributions is as a pioneer in the field of philanthropy. He established the model of "public-private partnerships" in which he leveraged private dollars to get the government to contribute to libraries, hospitals, universities, and other needed resources for the common good. We still use this "mixed economy" model.
Video Clip and Discussion Guide: When we name big-dollar givers in history, we do not often hear the names of women. Historically women's philanthropy looks different. In this video, we look at examples of women's giving. This is not an attempt to define women's philanthropy, but to look at the less recognized, but still significant, giving of women as philanthropists.
The abolition of slavery in the aftermath of the Civil War is a familiar story, as is the civil rights revolution that transformed the nation after World War II.
Authored by Kayla Allen-Brown
Get to know the stories of people who represent a life of service. They may be veterans who chose to serve in the military or elderly friends who have served as activists or volunteers for different issues. Communities are stronger when people take action and work together for a common purpose. These activities, project ideas, and community resources prompt discussions and service that build respect for people of different roles, types of service, and generations.
This lesson will provide a forum for the learners to actively participate in a project that will allow them to become stewards of and advocates for the environment.